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Posted: Mar 07, 2024

ATAS Introduces Lineair Ceiling Systems

Allentown, PA - Long known for their vast array of profiles for metal wall cladding and roofing, ATAS has now expanded their product offering for ceiling applications. All products in the new Lineair Ceiling series are manufactured in over 40 stock 70% PVDF colors, with custom colors and finishes available.

Posted: Mar 06, 2024

McElroy Metal Releases New Nostalgia Board & Batten Profile

Bossier City, LA — McElroy Metal recently announced the release of the Nostalgia Board & Batten panel, a durable and low-maintenance alternative to wood siding. Made of 24-gauge Galvalume®, this panel mimics the classic wooden board and batten look without the hassle of continuous upkeep.

Posted: Mar 05, 2024

MBMA’s 2024 Ellifritt Award Winner Is Dr. James M. Fisher

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) presented Dr. James Fisher with the 2024 Dr. Duane S. Ellifritt Research Award. Named after MBMA’s original director of research and engineering, this honor is given to a researcher annually for contributions to the advancement of metal building systems. Dr. Fisher accepted the award at the 2024 MBMA Research Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Posted: Mar 04, 2024

IRE's Las Vegas Expo Deemed Unequivocal Success With 15,000 Attendees

Las Vegas, NV / ACCESSWIRE — The International Roofing Expo (IRE) in Las Vegas achieved "unprecedented success and solidified its position as the premier platform for advancements in the roofing and exteriors industries," said the IRE's official post-show release. "With 15,000 industry professionals in attendance, the three-day event showcased the strength and unity of the industry, surpassing all expectations."

Posted: Mar 01, 2024

Wood’s Powr-Grip Celebrating 60 Years In Business

Laurel, MT - Wood’s Powr-Grip (WPG), a leading U.S. manufacturer of tools and equipment for handling insulated metal panels, glass and other materials, is marking its 60th year in business in 2024.

Posted: Feb 29, 2024

Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings Releases New Collection Of Printed Metal Coatings

Minneapolis, MN – The Coil Coatings division of Sherwin-Williams has released a collection of printed metal coatings colorways, Emulate, for product and design professionals. The collection derives inspiration from mimicking the beauty of nature and aims to bring an enhanced look of natural building materials in wood, stone and metal to enable architects and product manufacturers to complete their vision in a new way.

Posted: Feb 28, 2024

Austin FC Training Center Is Newest MBMA Educational Folio

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) creates free, downloadable resources for architectural students and their professors. The newest resource is an 18-page folio that explores the design and construction of Austin FC soccer club’s St. David’s Performance Center in Austin, Texas.

Posted: Feb 27, 2024

Holcim Building Envelope Names Pagano Senior VP Of ACS Business Unit

Nashville, TN – Holcim Building Envelope has named Lauren Pagano as Senior Vice President of the Adhesives, Coatings, and Sealants (ACS) business unit, which encompasses Gaco and a portfolio of recognized brands for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Pagano will provide leadership for the business unit, including responsibility for strategy, marketing, sales, operations and technology, supply chain, customer service and planning.

Posted: Feb 26, 2024

Third Consecutive Monthly Gain For Home Builder Sentiment

Washington, DC - Expectations that mortgage rates will continue to moderate in the coming months, the prospect of future rate cuts by the Federal Reserve later this year, and a protracted lack of existing inventory helped provide a boost to builder sentiment for the third straight month in February.

Posted: Feb 22, 2024

Artificial Intelligence Resource Guide For Contractors Released By ABC

Washington, DC - Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announces that it has released an artificial intelligence (AI) technology guide for the construction community, which includes definitions, construction use cases and considerations. The purpose of the guide is to provide a level of knowledge to ensure contractors can be active participants in the construction AI conversation.

Posted: Feb 19, 2024

IMETCO Adds Architectural Pan And Batten Roofing To Lineup

Norcross, GA - IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.), a leading manufacturer of premier metal products for the building envelope, recently introduced Batten‑Tite™ architectural metal roof panels, designed for slopes of 3 inches or more and for vertical wall applications. The system’s batten-style ribs are 1-7/8-inches high and are available in custom widths up to 44-½ inches.

Posted: Feb 19, 2024

Metal Construction Association Announces New Board Members

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is proud to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors. The new members are D.J. Highnote, product advisor/vice president at Roof Hugger; RC Antal, director of insulated metal panels at ATAS International; and Jules Dekovics, national sales manager at Exceptional Metals.

Posted: Feb 19, 2024

AGC Analysis Says Construction Industry Added 11,000 Jobs In January

Arlington, VA — The construction industry added 11,000 jobs in January despite bouts of exceptionally cold or stormy weather that delayed projects in numerous regions, according to an analysis of new government data the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that firms are boosting wages and taking other steps to attract more workers as firms try to keep pace with relatively strong demand.

Posted: Feb 14, 2024

MCA Honors Tom Seitz, Dick Bus At 2024 Winter Meeting

Chicago, IL — The Metal Construction Association (MCA) presented its annual Larry A. Swaney Award to Tom Seitz, and its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award to industry legend Dick Bus. The awards were announced January 30 during MCA's 2024 Winter Meeting at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort & Villas in Scottsdale, AZ.

Posted: Feb 13, 2024

ALPOLIC Announces New North Central Sales Manager

Chesapeake, VA – Mitsubishi Chemical America’s (MCA) ALPOLIC Division, a leader in metal composite material (MCM) manufacturing, is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Coghlan as the Regional Architectural Sales Manager for the North Central area.

Posted: Feb 12, 2024

Kingspan's New 3D Viewer Allows Users To Explore, Analyze And Integrate Company's Panels

DeLand, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels North America has announced the launch of its new 3D viewer. This innovative tool will allow architects, general contractors and installers to virtually view construction details for Kingspan’s insulated metal wall panels (IMPs) from any angle, take apart and assemble panels, and choose from various colors to find the best combination for projects in real-time.

Posted: Feb 09, 2024

Lorin Industries Launches Batch Anodizing Line

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces the launch of its new batch anodizing line. This capability, combined with the long history of anodized coil processing, allows Lorin to satisfy the needs of its current coil to coil customers with batch anodized parts.

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